Monthly Archives: September 2011

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This charming single family home boasts over 4000sf of living space with marvelous views of Vail’s waterfalls. The great room has a wood-burning fireplace, and the gourmet kitchen compels creativity with a Viking commercial range, SubZero refrigerator and vaulted ceilings. The spacious master suite invites relaxation with a steam shower, Jacuzzi tub, stone floors, vaulted ceilings, and a private courtyard patio. With a total of three bedrooms, plus a den/study and a large bonus room with a separate entrance that can be utilized as a workout room, media room or fourth bedroom, this home has the flexibility to fit your needs. Perfectly situated on a large lot with 2-family zoning, there is ample room to expand the existing residence or create a new secondary property. Available for lease or sale. $1,895,000 Contact Cristina Byrne for more information. 970/476-1987

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Signs Show Strong Snowfall this Season

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Whether you trust the scientific or folk signs, both show good predictions of what’s to come this season in terms of snowfall. People in East Vail have reported that squirrels are already gathering their nuts, and when they gather them this early, it means there is a “massive, massive snowfall year coming.” Apparently the squirrels were gathering nuts early last year, and the winter brought record amounts of snow to Vail Mountain. Joel Gratz, a meteorologist who runs Coloradopowderforecast.com, follows a more scientific method in predicting snowfall, but agrees that even predictions like the one about the squirrels are exciting to think about for those who love to play in the snow. Gratz said it looks like some type of La Nina weather pattern will be back this winter. Last season’s La Nina pattern was moderate to strong. “So a lot of times when you get a moderate to strong La Nina, it will take a break over the summer and then the next season there will be a return to La Nina,” Gratz said. “At the end of last season, we knew there was a good chance it might come back.” Current observations in the Pacific Ocean are confirming…

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